Network Engineer with Security Clearance

Washington, DC
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Full Time
Overview MCR, an SPA company, is a fast-growing global company headquartered in Northern Virginia that supports defense and civilian agencies, NATO, and European ministries that face some of the most complex mission challenges in the world. If you are the best at what you do, we are looking for you. At MCR/SPA, you will contribute to programs and projects that matter-to your career, to your fellow citizens, and to your nation. You will use the latest technologies, techniques, and tools. You will be trusted to work independently and make decisions. You'll be rewarded with top-tier compensation and benefits. MCR/SPA has an immediate need fora Network Engineer responsible for installation, upgrading, monitoring, maintaining and supporting Networks for multiple Special Access Programs (SAP) both software and hardware systems. You will interact daily with Air Force program managers and industry subject matter experts across multiple domains (air, space, cyber) supporting Department of Defense (DOD), and Intelligence Community (IC) customers. This position will be located in the Washington, DC area. Responsibilities Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to: Manages the purchase, installation, and support of network communications included Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) systems. Supports current systems and managing complex problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. Plans large-scale projects through vendor comparison and cost studies. Designs and define system architecture for new or existing systems. Supports implementation, configuration, operations, and maintenance of multiple systems. Monitors and maintain center modules and configurations. Applies proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of Information Technology (IT) systems investments. Supports establishment of plans and templates in line with the overall technical architecture format and program infrastructure platform. Develops and manages technical documentation to design, test, implement, train, and transition solutions to operational support. Designs, implements, and maintains hybrid cloud integration with multiple public cloud service providers. Qualifications Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field (eg, cybersecurity, computer science, computer engineering). Ten (10)+ years' experience working as a Network Engineer or in a related field. 14 years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree. * Experience developing high-level project/work plans, installing, configuring and managing network switches and routers (versed in OSPF, MPLS, SDN, routing/switching on Juniper and Cisco hardware platforms). * Proficiency with Active Directory, domain controllers, IP addressing, DNS, remote access, VLANs, and VoIP systems. * Experience in working networks at all classification levels (Unclassified/S/TS), installing and configuring firewalls, performing network upgrades and data migrations. * Experience in large network environments with the willingness to also work in small offices. Well versed in network monitoring software.The ability to work independently and as a team member. * Special Access Program (SAP) experience * Top Secret/SCI clearance is a requirement. * Must maintain a minimum of one IAT Level II or higher DoD 8570 Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program security certifications. One or more of the following required: * Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) * Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) * Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) * Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) Desired Qualifications: * Experience managing AWS/Azure environments.